Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Hamilton Intra-matic Auto

Recently, I’ve been reflecting upon some classic watches in the “new vintage” trend that represent really good value for their relative intrigue. My mind was drawn to the Mido Multifort Datometer with its unusual triple calendar, and the Tissot Heritage Antimagnetique with its rejuvenated historical styling,  and to the Timex Marlin which at $200 is in a category all its own. I most of all considered the Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical 38 mm, based on a standard military issued watch from the ‘60s to 1980s, which I would argue is one of the coolest watches for the money on the market today. Continue reading

Showing at WatchTime New York 2017: Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox

WatchTime New York, America’s largest luxury watch show, returns to the Big Apple in October. As we count down to the big event, taking place at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 26-27, we’ continue to spotlight some of the headliners among the many new watches that guests will discover there. Today we showcase the Polaris Memovox, a standout piece from Jaeger-LeCoultre’s sporty, vintage-inspired Polaris collection, introduced at SIHH 2018. Continue reading

VAGABUND MOTO BMW R80RT

Vagabund Moto
from Austria, are specialists in exploring the creative possibilities
within the inspiring world of vintage motorcycles. Today we showcase
another work of art by the Austrian duo, designer Paul Brauchart and
mechanical engineer Philipp Rab, a spectacular BMW R80RT
from 1992 they call “Vagabund V09?. With an impressive visual impact,
the bike features some incredibly cool special features that help it
stand out from the crowd. From the multi-faceted upholstery, to the
eye-catching sculpted recess situated beneath the tail, the small LED
back light, and the glass fiber-reinforced plastic cover on the rear
wheel, to give it an aesthetic edge over its rivals. Continue reading

RED WING CHELSEA BOOT

Red Wing has carved its name into the American story with tough,
dependable footwear for miners, paratroopers, and 9-to-5 warriors. Their
Chelsea Boot
features Red Wing?s traditional quality and craftsmanship in a more
flexible and lightweight design to give you the well deserved comfort
you need for the weekend. It combines comfort with lasting durability
through the combination of a Hill sole, a US made oil-tanned leather
upper with durable stitchdown construction, and a comfortforce footbed
with a molded arch and heel cup for support and comfort. Continue reading

MASTERING PIZZA

Pizza lovers rejoice! Mastering Pizza
is a new revolutionary guide to making delicious handmade pizza at
home. Award winning chef and restaurateur Marc Vetri and food writer
David Joachim offer a thorough guide to pizza making, they have put
together recipes with a variety of base doughs and hydration levels that
will allow you to get professional pizza oven results with the oven
already in your kitchen. The recipes for pizza toppings include such
classics as margherita, marinara sauce with pepperoni, and quattro
formaggi, as well as intriguing combinations like fresh crab with
roasted peppers, spicy octopus with smoked mozzarella, and pears with
provolone cheese and cured pork. There are also chapters devoted to
calzones, focaccia, and dessert pizzas. Continue reading